The Substance Abuse AAS Degree

The Associates Degree in Applied Science in Human Services with a concentration in Substance Abuse is designed for students who do not currently have a degree who wish to become substance abuse counselors. To achieve the degree, a student must complete a combination of general education, human services and substance abuse courses as shown below:

GENERAL EDUCATION

Credits

ENG 111 Expository Writing

3

ENG 114 Prof. Research & Reporting

3

COM 231 Public Speaking or

COM 110 Introduction to Communications

3

 

MAT 115 Mathematical Models or

MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics

3

CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy or

CIS 110 Introduction to Computers

2 or 3

Select One Humanities Course

3

SOC 225 Social Diversity or

SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology

3

Total

20

 

 

MAJOR HOURS

Credits

HSE 110 Introduction to Human Services

3

HSE 112 Group Process I

2

HSE 123 Interviewing Techniques

3

HSE 125 Counseling

3

HSE 210 Human Services Issues

2

HSE 225 Crisis Intervention

3

PSY 150 General Psychology

3

PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology or

PSY 241 Developmental Psychology

3

SOC 213 Sociology of the Family

3

Total

25

 

 

OTHER MAJOR HOURS

Credits

HSE 120 Interpersonal Relations or

DDT 110 Developmental Disabilities or

GRO 120 Gerontology

3

SAB 110 Substance Abuse Overview

3

SAB 120 Intake and Assessment

3

SAB 125 Case Management

3

SAB 135 Addictive Process

3

SAB 210 Substance Abuse Counseling

3

SAB 220 Group Therapy and Techniques

3

SAB 230 Family Therapy

3

SAB 240 SAB Issues in Client Services

3

WBL 111Z-41 COOP Work Experience I

1

WBL 115Z-41 Work Experience Seminar I

1

WBL 121Z-41 COOP Work Experience II

1

WBL 125Z-41 COOP Work Exp. Seminar II

1

Total

31

Total Credit Hours

Note: The courses shown in bold are courses that typically transfer to a 4-year program; courses shown in italics are recommended courses.

76

 

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